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How To: Canva for Graphic Design [CSI Members]

Posters! Reports! Social media shareables! Oh my! 

Have you worked with a graphic designer to build your brand kit, but find it challenging to use these assets in your communications? Or maybe you’re just getting started on your brand design. 

Tools like Canva take the wizardry of professional illustrator programs and repackage them in a user friendly interface. They allow your organization to set up Brand Kits and make it much easier to update graphics while keeping the look and feel of content consistent. They also make a variety of templates, photography and even original illustration available to you. Whether using the free or paid versions, these online tools can help you get your message heard.

How To: Canva for Graphic Design
Wednesday, March 3rd, 12:30-1:15pm
Members register via the Common Platform or CSI listserve.
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Lisa Amerongen is an Albertan expat with a penchant for making fun things happen in an organized fashion. She’s driven by a strong belief in systems change for social good. Lisa is a communications specialist whose interests and experience bridge social innovation, arts and culture, adult and youth education, and strategic design. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta, and has recently completed Master of Leadership and Community Engagement degree at York University, a program which brings a social justice lens to her work.

As the Director of Communications at the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) in Toronto, Lisa focuses on content creation, strategic engagement, and project management. Prior to joining CSI Lisa was the General Manager of the Bad Dog Comedy Theatre for five years. She is an experienced improviser and facilitator with over fifteen years of experience teaching and performing improv theatre in Canada. A bit of a non-profit jack of all trades, she finds the intersection of chaotic creativity and purposeful process a delightful space to work in!

What is How To CSI? 
If 2021 is to be the year of recovery, we all need to be prepared. Part of our CSI Recovers initiative, How to CSI is our weekly intro-to workshop series focused on helping CSI members sharpen their skills for to rebuild and launch the Next Economy: one that is regenerative, equitable, and prosperous for all.